The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware vSphere
Wales / South Wales
Rank 73 82 89
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +7
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 8 10 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.90% 0.94% 0.62%
As % of the System Software category 7.41% 6.25% 5.93%
Number of salaries quoted 8 10 6
Median salary £33,000 £37,500 £32,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.00% +16.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £40,250 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the South Wales region.

System Software Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
108 160 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 12.12% 15.01% 10.41%
Number of salaries quoted 105 146 102
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £22,103 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the South Wales region citing vSphere as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

vSphere
Salary Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing vSphere across the South Wales region.

vSphere Salary Trend in South Wales

vSphere
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +9 8 £33,000 -12.00%
vSphere
Wales

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, IT jobs citing vSphere also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 22 (100.00%) VMware
2 17 (77.27%) Windows
3 16 (72.73%) Linux
4 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
5 11 (50.00%) ITIL
5 11 (50.00%) Unix
5 11 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (45.45%) Windows Server
7 9 (40.91%) Active Directory
7 9 (40.91%) SAN
7 9 (40.91%) Finance
8 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (36.36%) Hyper-V
9 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (31.82%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (31.82%) Firewall
9 7 (31.82%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (31.82%) Cisco
10 6 (27.27%) VPN
10 6 (27.27%) MS Excel
10 6 (27.27%) Red Hat
10 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
10 6 (27.27%) LAMP
10 6 (27.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 6 (27.27%) Degree
11 5 (22.73%) Problem Management
11 5 (22.73%) SaaS
11 5 (22.73%) PaaS
11 5 (22.73%) IaaS
11 5 (22.73%) Avaya

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (13.64%) Apache
1 3 (13.64%) IIS
1 3 (13.64%) Tomcat
2 2 (9.09%) JBoss
2 2 (9.09%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 6 (27.27%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (22.73%) IaaS
2 5 (22.73%) PaaS
2 5 (22.73%) SaaS
3 3 (13.64%) Office 365
4 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (40.91%) SAN
2 7 (31.82%) Firewall
3 6 (27.27%) VPN
4 5 (22.73%) DNS
4 5 (22.73%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (18.18%) DHCP
6 3 (13.64%) LAN
6 3 (13.64%) NAS
6 3 (13.64%) WAN
7 2 (9.09%) IP Telephony
7 2 (9.09%) VoIP
8 1 (4.55%) BIG-IP
8 1 (4.55%) HTTP
8 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.55%) Ant
General
1 9 (40.91%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Financial Institution
3 2 (9.09%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Systems Engineer
2 6 (27.27%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Administrator
3 5 (22.73%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (13.64%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (13.64%) IT Manager
5 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) IT Strategy Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Security Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Systems Support
6 1 (4.55%) Systems Support Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) LAMP
2 1 (4.55%) ELK Stack
2 1 (4.55%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 17 (77.27%) Windows
2 16 (72.73%) Linux
3 11 (50.00%) Unix
4 10 (45.45%) Windows Server
5 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (9.09%) Solaris
7 2 (9.09%) Windows 8
8 1 (4.55%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) ITIL
2 7 (31.82%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (22.73%) Problem Management
4 4 (18.18%) Coaching
4 4 (18.18%) Performance Management
4 4 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (13.64%) DevOps
5 3 (13.64%) People Management
5 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2
5 3 (13.64%) Server Hardening
5 3 (13.64%) Service Management
6 2 (9.09%) Load Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (4.55%) Competitive Intelligence
7 1 (4.55%) High Availability
7 1 (4.55%) Load Balancing
7 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
7 1 (4.55%) Strategic Planning
7 1 (4.55%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (4.55%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) Python
2 4 (18.18%) Bash Shell
3 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
3 3 (13.64%) SQL
4 2 (9.09%) Perl
5 1 (4.55%) C
5 1 (4.55%) R
5 1 (4.55%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (27.27%) Degree
2 6 (27.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (22.73%) MCSE
4 3 (13.64%) RHCE
5 1 (4.55%) CCNA
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (40.91%) Active Directory
3 8 (36.36%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.55%) vCloud
4 1 (4.55%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (4.55%) VMware ESX
4 1 (4.55%) XenDesktop
4 1 (4.55%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Backup Exec
1 1 (4.55%) HAProxy
1 1 (4.55%) HP Data Protector
1 1 (4.55%) Kibana
1 1 (4.55%) logstash
1 1 (4.55%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) VMware
2 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 7 (31.82%) Cisco
4 6 (27.27%) Red Hat
5 5 (22.73%) Avaya
6 3 (13.64%) SaltStack
7 2 (9.09%) Oracle
8 1 (4.55%) Citrix
8 1 (4.55%) F5
8 1 (4.55%) HP
8 1 (4.55%) Radware
8 1 (4.55%) Remedy
8 1 (4.55%) Symantec